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Oct 8, 2012 5:00am EDT
city's first post season game since 1933. >> it was fun, i think the atmosphere was great, the fans here some of the best fans in baseball, so it is a great place to play. >> every time you win a game, it is huge. they played in a playoff game or the wild card game before. i think it was good for us to get a w. >> it is baseball, there is no science behind it. baseball just about controlling your heartbeat and you know, we did that today. >> now among the 47,000 people packing busch stadium yesterday there was also a group of vocal nats fans. game two against the cardinals starts at 4:37 p.m. and then our first home game of the series is of course on wednesday at noon. something i think all of us here in washington are looking forward to. mike and andrea? >> of course we are looking forward to it. >> that is going to be a tough ticket on get on wednesday. the success of all of our sports team in the region has been a good thing for local businesses. specifically you know at the sports bars and restaurants. the argonaut restaurant is one of countless places in our region where people
CBS
Oct 26, 2012 5:00am EDT
companies from north carolina all the way up to new york city are closely following hurricane sandy's track. here at pepco in our region, they have already started to activate your emergency plans. yesterday they put 400 contractors on stand "best" by throughout the weekend. they've also called out to other states to have reinforcements ready in case this thing does hit us. a lot of people in the d.c. area as you might guess, they don't put a ton of faith in the power companies. they'll be able to keep the lights on so they went ahead and took matters into their own hands. check out what it was like yesterday at the lowe's in laurel. people were lined up to put down anywhere from $800 to $1200 bucks for generators, a clear sign of concern that folks are growing increasingly nervous about hurricane sandy. >> this impending storm has got me pretty nervous. you know, i decided to invest in a generator. been out of power a few different times. i've lost food, had to empty out my refrigerator. just not going to do that this time around. >> reporter: the other big seller is flashlig
CBS
Oct 10, 2012 5:00am EDT
new new york city alone. it's been not the greatest of years for wall street. >> you're back in the next half- hour with what? >> i am. it is about to get a lot easier to get a cab in the area. we'll talk about a new app that is launching today and we're going to have the first interview on this topic. >> cool. >> an app for everything. >>> still ahead, 5:08 now. the death of a reporter in virginia is now being investigated as a murder. >> another high profile potomac resident is in hot water for cutting down trees on their own property. we'll explain why when we come back. >>> 10 after 5:00 on this wednesday morning. we've got clouds out there. some patchy fog and some spotty drizzle as well. overall it's going to be a decent wednesday around here. here's your day planner. again the early clouds. they'll be gone pretty quickly. by lunch time sunny and 64. 69 degrees at 3:00 with a high this afternoon of 71 and a 6:00 p.m. temp still not bad at all at 67. i'll be back in five minutes looking ahead toward the upcoming weekend. right now here's monika with timesaver traffic. >>> a pos
CBS
Oct 16, 2012 5:00am EDT
obama even commented on how remarkable he was and that he helped boost the city's spirits after that nats loss on friday. rg3 hand thrown too many touchdowns this season, just five in six games, but what he can do with his legs just adds to his versatility making it hard for opponents to game plan. >> any time you have a quarterback that has a threat of making a play with his legs, a lot of times you'll have defenses spying the quarterback. you know, they want to play man coverage but they won't want to rush everybody because they've got to count for the quarterback, just like we saw yesterday. >> up 95 in charm city, to major injuries leaves the big boys in an already struggling baltimore ravens defense. lewis webb done with a torn acl. -- lewis webb done with a torn try sep. he's still the heart of this team. yesterday john addressed the news saying he knew it wouldn't be good. >> he was distraught. i could see it when i walked on the field on his face, you know. he kind of knew because he's been through it before. ray in the locker room afterwards, we didn't know but he was worrie
CBS
Oct 19, 2012 5:00am EDT
from campaigning for some light hearted moments ad the al smith dinner last night in new york city. the candidates joked about themselves and each other. >> now the good times are going to end today when they head back out on the campaign trail. both men will make stops in virginia. kristin fisher is live in the 9news now satellite center and she promised us some of the best moments. of last night and we can't wait to hear them kristin. >> reporter: just a second, but first, fortunately the jokes are going to be over today. because president obama is going to be campaigning at george mason university and then we've got mitt romney making stops in abingdon, virginia. but what people are really talking about this morning and i know what jessica wants. is what these guys were saying last night because they were really, really funny. now, they talked about a lot of stuff but i think their best moments were about the debates in particular the president made fun of his performance during the first debate. also his wedding anniversary by saying quote there are worse things that can happen
CBS
Oct 18, 2012 5:00am EDT
city. >> authorities say quazi nafis was arrested in a sting operation. this was wednesday. the 21-year-old went before a judge just an hour after he allegedly tried to blow up the term reserve bank. nafis came to the united states on a student visa back in january. the f.b.i. began watching him after he tried setting up a terror cell using an online chat room and on facebook. undercover agents worked with nafis posing as al qaeda operatives and their work led to his arrest. undercover agents helped him build what he thought was a 1,000-pound bomb. they put it in a van. it was actually made of harmless materials. they drove the van to the federal reserve building. he was arrested in a hotel room when he tried to detonate what he thought was a bomb from a nearby hotel. he faces life in prison for attempted use of a weapon of mass destruction. >>> 5:02. we turn our attention to campaign 2012. president obama and mitt romney will both campaign in new york city today. yesterday the candidates focused on women voters. governor romney told supporters in virginia women have been particula
CBS
Oct 2, 2012 5:00am EDT
this town, this city, this team, speechless. >> coming out in the spring, nobody talked about us having a chance. we kept our noses in the game. every single guy stepped up. it's a huge accomplishment. we're happy to be the league division champ. >> we've come a long way. it's been a good year. we've done some good things, a couple bad things but to finish on top is something i'll never forget. >> we've come a long way in a short time and we have a long way to go. we have a good young club. i think we should do this every year. >> reporter: every year, i think that's something nats fans can get used to. look at this. look at this beautiful shirt. it really says it all. 2012nl east division champs. there you go. way to go nats. the first playoff games are going to be taking place over the weekend but the first playoff home games won't take place till tuesday or wednesday of next week. the fans could not be more excited. i'll have reaction from them coming up in half an hour at 5:30. mike, andrea? >> all right, kristin fisher having fun already in front of nationals ballpark. thank
CBS
Oct 11, 2012 5:00am EDT
partisan politics. >>> daily deals time. i've been combing through the daily deals, e-mails and retailer websites to find you deep discounts. a deal for andrea's kiwi and lohi. pay $25, get $50 to spend on dog outfits just in time for halloween. gilt city has this deal with spoiled pup boutique. i'm a big fan of the halloween tutu. very quite. viewer angela reached out with this deal for kids. the perfect kidville semester. two winter classes plus platinum membership $625. normally it's over $1100. you're saving 40% off. here's a deal for wine lovers. $28 gets you a vinward and cellar tour for two and take home cheese from mediterranean cellars winery in warrenton. you can find this deal on groupon. if you have an offer you've seen or you're local merchant with a deal for our viewers, i would love to hear from you on facebook. over to you. >> thank you. >>> let's see who's celebrating a birthday today. it's october 11, 2012. golfer michele wie is 23. one of the producers of the hit show phones is 36, emily deschanel. shaun patrick fanry is 47. act stress jone cuesic is 50. if it
CBS
Oct 23, 2012 5:00am EDT
:30 yesterday morning. one early voting dismr is open in each of the city's eight wards. if you live in maryland, early voting willtart this saturday n. virginia absentee voting has already begun. >>> just an awful story out of new york. moms, if you have kids probably not a bad idea to hit the mute if they're watching. a killer in new york is threatening more violence unless convicted d.c. sniper lee boyd malvo is set free. police in brooklyn say a note was left under the body of a pregnant woman. she was found with her throat slashed over the weekend. the note says one pregnant woman will be killed every month until malvo is released from prison. police believe this note might be false just to try to lead them off the track of the murder investigation. malvo, though, as you may remember is serving a life sentence for the october 2002 attacks here in the d.c. area and his partner john allen muhammad was executed. >>> he risked his life to keep others safe. vincent gray has presented leo johnson with the first ever mayor's medal of honor. johnson was shot in the the arm last august b
CBS
Oct 3, 2012 5:00am EDT
. >>> the d.c. council has introduced what would be a landmark amendment to the city's charter. it would grant the district government the power to spend local tax dollars without congressional approval. the council plans to vote on this by december. then it would go before d.c. voters next spring. if passed, congress or the president could still squash it while the entire council signed on to the deal, d.c. delegate eleanor holmes norton opposes it. she says she'll keep pushing congress to pass a budget economy bill. >>> five minutes after 5:00. time for the latest your money report. >> jessica doyle is here with today's headlines. good morning. >> good morning. this is the biggest part of the economy where the white collar jobs are created. dat institute for supply management -- today the stews for supply management releases its index for september. that could provide a hint about friday's big monthly reports that everybody is watching. wall street had a mixed finish yesterday. checking the numbers. the dow stands this morning at 13,482. the nasdaq down by six points and the s&p 500 wa
CBS
Oct 30, 2012 5:00am EDT
rest of the area, i think the hardest hit might be down over in ocean city this way and then of course all the devastation up north, atlantic city and new york city. what we're seeing here doesn't come close to comparing what people are going to have to wake up to up there. >> you told us earlier there were still some driving restrictions down there. do you all have any sense of when those restrictions might be lifted? >> reporter: actually, yes. the governor said that he's going to be speaking later this morning, not sure exactly when, probably between 6:30 and 8:30. he's going to consider revoking that level 2 driving restriction, which has been in effect since 5:00 yesterday morning at which point folks might be able to come out. i will advise you if you have property or you're a home owner you might need to have some sort of utility bill, some proof you live here. we don't know yet as to when they're going to be lifting those mandatory evacuation orders and letting folks back in. in terms of the roadways, we had significant flooding, route 1 down to bethany beach, those roadways co
CBS
Oct 9, 2012 5:00am EDT
mind. northbound, though, the lanes are open. there are no issues from dale city into woodbridge. volumes beginning to increase across the occoquan river and springfield. we'll take a live look outside and show what you it looks like in springfield. brake lights are forming basically leaving route 644 as we head for 395. let's go back over to our maps. this time over to 270 out of frederick. there are no problems here from i-70 heading down to clarks burning. -- clarksburg. west side of town looks g. i'll be -- looks good. i'll be back with more at 5:40. >>> former penn state assistant football coach jerry sandusky is scheduled to be sentenced today. he still maintains he is innocent of the child sex abuse. >> in fact, yesterday he called the pennsylvania radio station to publicly claim he is innocent and announce his plans for an appeal. kristin fisher is live in our satellite center previewing today's hearing. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. sandusky's victims are heading into court today hoping for a harsh sentence, but sandusky is hoping for a whole new trial, even a
CBS
Oct 5, 2012 5:00am EDT
confirm they're investigating allegations that a guard in the city jail sexually assaulted an inmate. sources tell wtop radio the guard is accused of removing an inmate from his cell, taking him to an area without cameras and attacking him. and those sources also say a second guard witnessed the assault but did not report it. >>> well, just weeks after crews finished that multimillion dollar renovation of the reflecting pool in the national mall, they have had to drain it again. it's because of the algae that we've been reporting. workers spent the day hosing off and scrubbing down the pool and the national park service says this is really frustrating to drain the pool so soon after it opened but they had to get that algae you can see it floating right there to get it out and fix the filtration system and they believe they may know how to fix the problem. they say it's going to take about three days to refill the poolthough. >>> time right now 5:05 and i'm watching your money and it's all about the health of the job market for wall street today. we're going to find out in about three
CBS
Oct 25, 2012 5:00am EDT
. foreclosures are down in 62% of the nation's largest cities. we're talking tan fran, detroit, loss -- san francisco, detroit, los angeles, san diego all seeing foreclosures fall by a quarter or more. >>> keep this in the back of your mind the next time you go to see your doctor. a woman claims she was charged extra at her doctor's office because she asked too many questions. the minnesota woman was charged an extra $50 at her annual visit because she brought a list of a few questions with her. medical services are carefully coded for insurance purposes and the insurance company may require the patient pay or make a co-pay for services that range beyond the prevebtstive -- preventive part of that appointment. that means if you just have general questions, your doctor could code it and charge you extra for it. >> you won't know that unless you read the -- oh, wow. not fair. >> i don't like it. >> i don't either. you've got even more for us in the next hour. >> i do. a hot new business is coming to washington, d.c. ladies, no excuses for bad hair days anymore. these blowouts are a lot
CBS
Oct 22, 2012 5:00am EDT
actually. dew point only 40. 60s, 70s in kansas city. in the northern rockies again. we are seeing the big time chill in columbia. we have the rain coming on in san francisco. hopefully can get out of here. ahead of it though, much of the countrien i didn't go that warmer regime as the warm air lifts in. one thing with this front, we'll see showers and clouds up to the north. tomorrow morning our local model trying to produce a shower. keeping the clouds north, sunshine south. this could a big temperature range. we may be near 70 up north, close to 80 southwest of dc. by wednesday more sunshine. upper 70s if not low 80s. wednesday looks to be spectacular for this time of year. in the metro region. north and west of town. trying to form here. maybe a depression in the next day or so. the models became jamaica, cuba. where does it go after that? does it come up the east coast? big question marks on the weekend. this could be a problem late sunday monday. today 72 and mild. tonight we are back in the 50s in town. 78 tomorrow more clouds north. more sun south. wednesday looks great. thursd
CBS
Oct 4, 2012 5:00am EDT
boards that oversees dulles and reagan national airports is going to add four more members. the city council approved the measure yesterday. washington and maryland will each get one more seat on the metropolitan washington airports tort. virginia will get two. mwaa is also overseeing the rail line to dulles. >>> the job market is shaking this morning. that's what wall street will be watching today. with the government's weekly report on unemployment applications due out, investors got some encouraging news on the labor department yesterday or rather the labor front. a private payroll company said u.s. businesses added slightly more workers than expected. checking the numbers the dow stands this morning at 13,494. rose more than 12 points in trading yesterday. nasdaq added 15 anded s&p 500 was up by 5. >>> think unemployment benefits are just for those trying to make ends meet? think again. a congressional research service report finds almost 3,000 millionaires received unemployment benefits in 2008 during the height of the recession. the next year the number was over 2300. on average unempl
CBS
Oct 31, 2012 5:00am EDT
city of alexandria to try and prepare for these persistent flooding issues. the mayor told me yesterday that they're going to be monitoring the situation for the next couple of days. the flood warning is in place until 2:00 p.m. friday afternoon. if you come take a walk with me on south union streets, yesterday this was flooded at high tide. we're expecting high tide again after 10:00 this morning. the sign -- the do not enter sign was put up yesterday. right in front of us closer to lee streets, there's a caution tape sign so they're expecting water levels maybe higher than yesterday. basically again high tide coming in from the potomac behind us around 10:05, 10:06 this morning. the sandbags are in place and the businesses -- are a in place around the businesses. we're seeing halloween decorations up and down the streets. trick or treating will go on as planned. we know some pre-halloween festivities were canceled yesterday. as far as we know, trick or treating will go on as planned. after school, after business we'll likely see some people in costumes down here. we're live
CBS
Oct 29, 2012 5:00am EDT
lit up with talk that the boardwalk on some of the piers at ocean city had been wiped out already. that is not the case from what i am seeing on sites like twitter and facebook and folks have posted some pictures showing it still standing. but we cannot get down there nor can anybody in ocean city get to us. route 1 in delaware is closed. that means folks in rehoboth can't get to dewey beach or bethany beach. it's all closed. standing water across all of those roadways. a lot of the homes on the bay side are definitely starting to get into jeopardy. so what we're going to do, we're here at the atlantic sands hotel. we've been here all night. still very secure. we've got power on. felt a little bit of shaking of the building but nothing too major. these hotels certainly built for that. a lot of the homes on the bay side, again, that's what we're worried about. we're going to make our way a little bit around town and scope out the damage even though we're still so early into this hurricane. we'll bring you more coming up in about half an hour an soos as we get -- as soon as we get s
CBS
Oct 17, 2012 5:00am EDT
is where it should be. this should not be part of the ability of the city to increase finances just to close the budget deficit. >> reporter: under the new bill, drivers cannot be fined more than $50 for speeding up to 20 miles per hour over the limit or blocking the n box or failure to stop before making a right on red turn. the new legislation doesn't lower all of the fines. if you're caught doing more than 20 mile an hour botch the speed limit, you'll -- above the speed limit, you'll still be hit with that fine. the cameras are big revenue producers for d.c. aaa says already this year fines from those tickets have -- [ inaudible ] some programs and services could be in jeopardy if the fines are reduced. bruce johnson, 9news. >> council member cheh says the additional speed cameras which are being installed could offset the loss of revenue from these reduced fines. >>> 5:21. we want to take another look at our question of the morning. 30% of the people who play this game are under the age of 35. is it a, pacman, b, bingo, or c, poker. >> here's a look at a response you posted on t
CBS
Oct 15, 2012 5:00am EDT
12-mile trek from los angeles international airport through the streets of downtown l.a. the city even cut down 400 trees and raised 100 power lines to give the five-story shuttle enough room for the george any. it flew from 1992 to 2011. it replaced the challenger which of course exploded. >>> the time is 5:13. members of the d.c. national guard receive a hero's welcome after spending nearly a year deployed. >> not only did the redskins win but the cowboys lost. highlights coming up in sports. we'll be right back. >>> welcome back to nine fine now. it's -- 9news now. it's 5:16 on this monday morning. you'll need rain gear later today. here's howard. >> it's mild out there so you're not going to need a jacket unless you're in the studio like 3:00. it was 56 degrees when i got in the studio this morning. >> you tested it? >> i put the space heater on, got the little display. it says indoor temp and what you set at. it said 56. i don't know how accurate it is but i think it's in the ballpark. it's warmer outside. we have temps in the 60s this morning going into the low 70s. probably by n
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